Closing Date: 15 March 2017
Salary: £14893 - £16765 pro rata
Hours: 19.5 hours a week
Contract type: Temporary
Location: The Helix
Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust currently applies
a living wage supplement to all employees earning less than £8.33
per hour. The value of the living wage supplement is subject to
regular review by the Council & the Trust, is non-contractual
and can be changed at any time.
The Kelpies are the world's largest equine structures and opened
to the public in April 2014.
This is a very exciting period and the post of Kelpies Guide
provides a unique opportunity to be involved with presenting these
amazing sculptures to tourists visiting from all over the world. We
are looking for enthusiastic people who can deliver exciting and
engaging tours of The Kelpies.
As a Guide you will have a passion for great customer service,
understand the customers' needs and have a genuine interest in The
Helix project. Experience as a tour guide would be desirable
but is not essential. Ultimately, we are looking for individuals
who are flexible, have the ability to work as part of a team and
also have a willingness to learn.
You will be responsible for undertaking a range of duties from
taking groups on a tour of the Kelpies, selling tickets &
retail products, cash handling and general administrative
duties. You will be confident in using your own
initiative and will also be able to follow Health & Safety
This post is based at The Visitor Centre at The Helix between
Falkirk and Grangemouth and will operate across a 7 day rota,
requiring regular weekend working. You will be required to
work outside for the majority of the working day.
You will work 19.5 hours per week including evenings and
This post is temporary until October 2017 due to seasonal
The successful applicant will be employed by Falkirk Community
Trust. The Trust is a charitable company set up by Falkirk Council
to deliver culture, library, recreation and sport services on its
behalf from 1st July 2011. You will receive a generous benefits
package which includes free membership of our health and fitness
The successful candidate will undergo a basic level criminal
records check via Disclosure Scotland.
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